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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2009-1891: Apache: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2009-1891: Apache: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
07/10/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

The mod_deflate module in Apache httpd 2.2.11 and earlier compresses large files until completion even after the associated network connection is closed, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption).

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-www-servers-apache

References

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-www-servers-apache

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